Agent Name

Ethylenebisdithiocarbamic acid

CAS Number

111-54-6

Formula

C4-H8-N2-S4

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

1,2-Ethanedicarbamic acid, tetrathio-; Carbamic acid, ethylenebis(dithio-; Carbamodithioic acid, 1,2-ethanediylbis-; Ethylenebis(dithiocarbamic acid); 1,2-Ethanediylbiscarbamodithioic acid; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Dithiocarbamates (Pesticide)

Description

Very unstable solid; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Metal salts used as fungicides; Nabam is disodium salt; Maneb is manganese salt; Zineb is zinc salt; [HSDB] Used as pesticide and fungicide; [CAMEO]

Comments

May cause skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritation; [HSDB] Several of the dialkyldithiocarbamates are known skin sensitizers; See "Nabam," "Maneb," and "Zineb." See "Carba mix."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.49E-5 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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